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DOE: Louisiana parents still interested in Course Choice program

Officials with the Department of Education say they are still seeing interest in the Course Choice program.

Man arrested in connection with DeQuincy shooting

A man has been arrested on attempted murder charges in DeQuincy. On August 21 at around 8:30 a.m., Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to 451 Mid Road in DeQuincy regarding a shooting.

Man charged with aggrevated arson, neighbors not surprised

Charged with arson and violation of a protection order, Eric Dickerson in trouble after the Baton Rouge Fire Department says he tried to set a house on fire off of Plank rd. early Wednesday morning.

Tigerland apartment fire caused by electrical malfunction

An electrical malfunction is to blame for a Tigerland apartment fire. The incident took place on August 21 at Tiger Park Apartments around 8:35 p.m.

Lafayette tops Area Development’s 100 Leading Locations list for mid-sized and Southern cities

Lafayette has topped Area Development’s list of best mid-sized cities and best Southern citiesfor economic and job growth.

State police learned prepareness after last year's I-10 crash

It has been a year since I-10 was shut down due to a wreck involving a an 18-wheeler carrying nearly 9,000 tons of isobutane.

June’s $835,701 Lotto Jackpot Prize Claimed

The $835,701 Lotto jackpot prize that was won on June 8 was claimed by 2027 Stephen Girard, LLC on Wednesday morning at Louisiana Lottery headquarters.

Man arrested on arson, terrorizing charges

A man was arrested on arson charges after starting a fire on a doorstep.

Traffic stop leads to discovery of 35 pounds of marijuana

What started as a routine traffic stop led to a Mississippi man being arrested on narcotics distribution charges.

Juvenile arrested for shooting, killing 51-year-old Pineville woman in Lafayette

A 15-year-old has been arrested for allegedly shooting and killing a woman in Lafayette. On August 18 at approximately 1:10 a.m., Lafayette Police responded to the 1100 block of Madeline Avenue regarding a shooting victim.